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A Breast Self Exam is an Important Factor of Women’s Health

October is designated Breast Cancer Awareness Month but breast health is a year round concern. Any time is the right time for women to take stock and get into the routine of performing a breast self exam. The American Cancer Society recommends that all women begin monthly breast self exams by age 20 & should be done at the same time during…

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Back To School: 3 Things You Need To Do

1.  School Organization is Important for a Successful Year Summer is drawing to a close and before long leaves will be falling from the trees. Labor day is less than two weeks away and here in Virginia, that means school starts the Tuesday after the holiday. Your family has a good deal of organization to do to be ready for the first…

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Hurricane Preparedness

A Hurricane is Coming! Weather forecasters are predicting that during the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, the United States will experience 13 named storms with 6 named hurricanes and 3 major hurricanes.  The season for such storms runs from June 1 until December 1.  When a storm develops, there is a certain amount of competition among the local meteorologists to whip the…

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What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet?

How Often Should You Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet? Generally it is a good idea to go through your medicine cabinet at least once a year.  This includes prescription as well as over the counter medicines.  Remember, over the counter products like vitamins, pain relievers and herbal supplements also expire. Getting Started First, empty the cabinet entirely.  Wash down the…

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Dishwasher Needs to be Properly Loaded for Maximum Performance

Loading Your Dishwasher Here are some easy tips for loading your dishwasher to make sure that your dishes will come out as clean as possible.  With newer models it is not necessary to pre-rinse the plates and other washables.  The exception to this would be if you only run the dishwasher after several days rather than daily.  The plates should be…

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town – Time to Get Serious About Holiday Shoppping!

Holiday Shopping Begins Earlier Every Year – Thanks to Retailers Everywhere I grew up in central Connecticut and my childhood was in the ’50s.  Tradition back then dictated that the holiday season began Thanksgiving week.  There would be a holiday parade through our downtown and it ended with a sleigh that brought Santa to town.  My dad owned a small…

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